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Re: Good/Bad - URI encoding in HTML editor

From: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 21 May 2002 14:00:30 -0400
Message-Id: <p05111720b9103ba205ba@[24.201.26.36]>
To: Aaron Swartz <me@aaronsw.com>
Cc: uri@w3.org
At 12:50 -0500 2002-05-21, Aaron Swartz wrote:
>On Tuesday, May 21, 2002, at 12:21  PM, Karl Dubost wrote:
>
>>	<a href="http://www.example.org/foo?toto=3&tata=4">A request</a>
>[...]
>>	<a href="http://www.example.org/foo?toto=3&tata=4">A request</a>
>
>I don't see any difference between the two. Is the second meant to 
>have an &amp;?

ooooopssss yes :) & -> &amp;

>[...]
>>  So my question is do the slahes MUST be or not encoded in a query 
>>part of an URL?
>
>Well the RFC says:
>
>    If the data for a URI component would conflict with the
>    reserved purpose, then the conflicting data must be escaped before
>    forming the URI.
>
>I think that basically, if the URL works works with the server, then 
>you're OK.



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